Your kids might be ready for a break from school but the idea of being at home for three weeks loses its magic after oh, about forty-eight hours. Lucky for us Portlanders, the city has no shortage of awesome winter camps for kids. Click through our slideshow to see a few of our all-time favorites. Just make sure to register early — You’re not the only parent out there who’ll be hearing “I’m bored!”

For the indecisive: Portland Parks and Recreation

Soccer? Basketball? Circus arts? Horseback riding? Portland Parks and Rec offers so many diverse choices for kids -- and at famously low prices -- your kiddos might want to sign up for more than one.

Details: $24-$72. Dec. 23 through Jan. 3. (Ages 4-11)

1120 SW Fifth Ave.
503-823-PLAY (7529)
Online: Portlandoregon.gov/parks

photo credit: anjanettew via creative commons flickr

Will you sign up your kids for a winter break camp? Tell us below!

— Stephanie Booth